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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Manly

  • Car hire in Manly will give you the opportunity and freedom to explore under your own steam. Once you have explored the suburb of Manly itself, hop into your Manly hire car and take a drive to Blue Mountains National Park, which lies just over an hour’s drive west of Manly. Alternatively, take a drive out to Sydney’s Northern Beaches area, where, in roughly half an hour’s drive, you can be exploring the quiet bays of Shelly Beach or surfing the waves along the coast at Narrabeen Beach.
  • Companies for car hire in Manly can be found at Sydney Airport (SYD), situated in the arrivals hall of T1 International. Here you have a choice of companies such as Avis, SIXT and Europcar. As soon as you’ve completed the necessary paperwork, the customer service agents will direct you to your vehicle, which should be parked on the ground floor of the P7 multi-storey car park of the airport.
  • In general, driving in Manly is far more relaxed and less busy than in other beach areas such as Bondi. When driving your Manly hire car, it’s important to note that the lanes are fairly narrow and while there are slow, middle and fast lanes, a lot of locals drive in the middle or fast lane only. You may also notice that undertaking happens a certain amount, especially on busier roads when you head towards the Sydney CBD.
  • Traffic in Manly can be quite heavy both during the week and on weekends, with a combination of people commuting and those coming to the beaches. The rush hours during the week run from around 06:00 until 10:00 with the peak at around 08:30 in the morning and in the afternoons from 15:00 until 19:00, peaking at around 17:30.
  • Book your car hire in Manly at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy hire cars in Manly are around 56% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Manly

  • How much is the price of fuel in Manly?

    The average price of fuel in Manly is R80,38 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R965 and R1 286, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Manly?

    Economy (Mitsubishi Mirage or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Manly.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Kingsford Smith airport (SYD)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Kingsford Smith airport is Simba Car Hire.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Manly?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Manly?

    An Economy car hire in Manly costs R523 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Manly?

    A Mini car hire in Manly costs R670 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Manly?

    An Intermediate car hire in Manly costs R1 837 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Manly?

    What model for car hire in Manly you should choose depends on the goal of your trip. If you would like to spend time driving from beach to beach, it may be good to have a smaller, compact car that will be easy to manoeuvre into tight parking spaces and nip up and down the coast. If you plan on driving into the mountains or further afield in NSW, it is advisable to opt for an SUV or premium sedan for extra comfort and legroom for longer journeys.

  • What’s the speed limit in Manly?

    The speed limit on the outskirts of Manly is between 40 km/h and 50 km/h depending on the size of the road and whether there are driveways directly onto the road and parking available on the shoulder. Within the centre of Manly, especially around schools, the speed limit is 30 km/h, to encourage a more pedestrian-friendly environment. The police are very quick to issue fines for breaking speed limits, so make sure to look out for the speed limit signs when you are driving your hire car in Manly – they are white with the speed limit written in black inside a red circle.

  • Where are the best places to park in Manly?

    There are around four council car parks located in Manly, and these usually provide free parking for the first 2 hours between 06:30 and 18:59. Please note that number plate recognition is in place, so you can’t get extended free parking by moving from one car park space to another after your first 2 hours. The rates after the 2 free hours are about A$ 10 for 2 hours to 2h 30min and roughly A$ 13 for 2h 30min to 3 hours, increasing thereafter. In general, Whistler and Manly National Car Parks are open 24 hours, while the Pacific Waves and Peninsula Car Parks are open from 06:30 until 00:00 every day.

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3/539 Pittwater Road

+61 2 9905 1800

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134/140 Old Pittwater Rd

+61 2 9941 5688

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762 Pittwater Road

+61 2 9941 5688

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35 Orchard Rd

+61 2 9059 5288

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10,0 Wonderful

Mar 2020

KAYAK

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Conveniet and no crowds, pleasant staff

10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2017

KAYAK

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Hassle free pick up and drop off. Offered a choice of three cars. Well priced.

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762 Pittwater Rd

+61 2 9941 5688

Monday08:00 - 15:30
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47 Mitchell Rd

+61 2 8976 5190

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47 Mitchell Rd

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47 Mitchell Rd

+61 136139

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